Leona M. Friedrichs, Janesville, WI/formerly Monroe, WI (1937-2014)
May 16, 1937 - March 22, 2014
Leona M. Friedrichs, age 76, of Janesville, formerly of Monroe, died on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Our House Memory Care in Janesville. She was born on May 16, 1937, in Monroe, WI; the daughter of Lester and Nellie (Kundert) Johnson. She graduated from Monroe High School and received her Associates Degree in Accounting from Blackhawk Technical College, at age 48. Leona married Dalen Friedrichs on Oct. 16, 1956, in Monroe. She worked for St. Clare Hospital, then Doorman Cheese factory, and last for Lucas Oil. She formerly was a member at Grace Lutheran Church, Monroe, Janesville Quilting Club, and a member of Women of the Moose, Chapter #599.
Leona is survived by her husband, Dalen of Janesville; a son, David (Laura) Friedrichs of Madison; two daughters, Anne (George) Stokes of Las Vegas, NV, and Sarah (David) Boatman of McKinney, TX; four grandchildren: Colin and Harper Friedrichs and Eric and Leah Boatman. She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers: Daryl, Donnie and Al Johnson.
A memorial service will be held at 11 am, Friday, March 28, 2014, at GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH, with Reverend John Tabaka officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery at a later date. A visitation will be held Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the CHURCH.
Memorials may be made in memory of Leona Friedrichs to: Alzheimer’s Support Center of Rock County, Inc. 20 S. Main Street, Suite 15, Janesville, WI 53545.
Condolences may be sent to the family at: shriner111.com